Notices & Notifications


Petition by Gopakumar G Nair to PM of India  
A letter/gist of oral representation dated 03/02/2016 received in this office from SHRI GOPAKUMAR NAIR is forwarded herewith for action as appropriate. More...



CII Industrial IP Awards - 2015  
CII Industrial Intellectual Property Awards is the recognition and celebration of Indian enterprises which have embraced IP generation and protection to fuel their economic growth and lend a hand towards the country's economic progress.This is an opportunity for companies to get national and international recognition for excellence in intellectual property protection. The purpose of this award is to encourage organizations to foster a culture of intellectual property management and commercialization and recognize IP excellence across industry segments. The award is open for all types of industries which thrive on IP driven growth in the country and abroad thereby aiding in expansion of their businesses. More...



7th edition of Patent Awards  
Pharmexcil invites applications for 7th addition of Patent Awards for the year 2014-2015. Members who received granted patents during the financial year 2014-15 from various country’s patent offices are eligible for the awards. More...



The CGPDTM publishes 'Guidelines for functioning under the Madrid Protocol'
The system of international registration of marks is governed by two treaties: the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks ( referred as ‘Madrid Agreement’ in brief), which dates from 1891, and the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement ( hereinafter referred as ‘Madrid Protocol’ in brief), which was adopted in 1989, entered into force on December 1, 1995, and came into operation on April 1, 1996. Common Regulations under the Agreement and Protocol also came into force on that date. More...



The Patent(Amendment) Rules, 2013.
The Patent(Amendment) Rules, 2013 with regard to Indian Patent Office starts functioning as International Searching Authority and International Preliminary Examining Authority under the PCT from 15th October, 2013. More...



Indian Patent Office starts functioning as International Searching Authority and International Preliminary Examining Authority under the PCT from 15th October, 2013.
Agreement between the Indian Patent Office and the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization in relation to the functioning of the Indian Patent Office as an International Searching Authority and International Preliminary Examining Authority under the Patent Cooperation Treaty. More...



Pharma IPR India 2012 Mumbai 31 Jan 2 Feb 2012
An opportunity to interact with the key decision makers In house counsels Company Secretaries Heads of Intellectual Property Legal Affairs Patents Regulatory Affairs R&D International Business Business Development Sales and Marketing of leading pharmaceutical companies. More...



IPAB Announcement
Urgent announcement regarding requests for adjournment of hearing

Acknowledgment - Thanks to Smita Prajapati , FDC India and Mr. Feroz Ali More...



IIPS Weekend Courses for the upcoming academic year
IIPS announced Courses on Patents and IPR.

Acknowledgment - Thanks to Anuradha Maheshwari Director IIPS More...



Liberalization of Foreign Technology Agreement Policy
There is good news for the Indian technological industry.

Acknowledgment - Thanks to Swaraj Paul Barooah and SPICY IP More...



China IP Legal Watch on Hearing IPR Related Administrative Cases
On July 1 2009, the Supreme Court in China issued a Regulation on the Division of Work in the Hearing of Administrative Cases Regarding Granting and Confirmation of Patents Trademarks and Other Intellectual Property Rights Regulation.

Acknowledgment - Thanks to Bill H. ZHANG, Managing Partner, Attorney-at-law Trademark Attorney More...



Patents for Software?
European law and practice for patenting Software More...



Patents on Life?
European law and practice for patenting biotechnological inventions More...



Supplementary Protection Certificates
Supplementary Protection Certificates

Guide for Applicants

March 2009 More...



Time Limits for Entering National Regional Phase under PCT Chapters I and II
Status on 20 March 2009 More...



PCT Contracting States
As on 19 March 2009 More...



PCT Supplementary International Search Service
Amendments to the Regulations PCT Supplementary International Search Service More...



PCT Receiving Office Guidelines
Guidelines for the processing by receiving Offices of international applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty

as in force from January 1, 2009 More...



Important News Concerning EP divisional applications



Public Notice



HOW TO GET A EURASIAN PATENT



Mr. P. K. Kurian IAS,the newly joined Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks



Trade Marks Work Manual - 2008



PCT Contracting States
3 July 2008 More...



World Intellectual Property Day - 26th April, 2008



World Intellectual Property Day Gallery



USPTO Issues Updated Patent Examiner Training Materials on the Written Description Requirement, 11th April, 2008



KIPO to apply new examination guidelines to medical inventions - Broader patent protection of inventions relating to medical diagnosis.
Acknowledgment - Thanks to Ho-Hyun Nahm of Barun IP & Law for drawing attention to the New Guidelines Summary More...



Draft Manual Of Patent Practice And Procedure - Patent Office, India (2008).






 







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